Adelheid of Meissen

Lost Kingdoms – Kingdom of Bohemia

The Kingdom of Bohemia was founded in 1198 from the Duchy of Bohemia by Ottokar I of Bohemia. It was officially recognised in 1212 by the Golden Bull of Sicily. Ottokar was married to Adelheid of Meissen. They had four daughters and divorced in 1199. Adelheid was thus the first Queen consort of Bohemia but did [read more]

barbara brandenburg
Anna of Saxony (1437 - 1512)

Barbara of Brandenburg – An independent mind

Barbara of Brandenburg was born on 30 May 1464 as the daughter of Albrecht III, Elector of Brandenburg and Anna of Saxony. Barbara was just one of nineteen children from her father’s two marriages. At the age of just eight, Barbara was married in Berlin to Duke Henry XI of Glogów (Poland), who was thirty [read more]